Mission and Ministry work in Latin America & the Caribbean

Music Camp in Lima, Peru

In July, volunteers, Christa Wesley and Libna Destin from Martin Luther Chapel in Pennsauken, New Jersey, traveled to Peru. Their goal was to enhance the normal routine of the children with a week long music camp.

Mercy Conference in Grand Cayman

We thank God for Concordia the Reformer Mercy Center, which has organized and facilitated several theological conferences across Latin America this year.

First VBS in Palmar Arriba

The first ever vacation Bible school was held last week in Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic. Missionaries, pastors, deaconesses, seminarians and others assisted with stories about Bible heroes, crafts, and songs.

Deaconess group in Panama

Deaconess Training in Panama

Diaconal formation continues to expand throughout Latin America. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of International Mission in Latin America and the Caribbean adds the country of Panama.

Jamaica’s First Short Term Team

Thanks to Jamaica’s first OIM short-term team, DOWN came a wall in the sanctuary and UP went a drop ceiling in the apartment. Five individuals from Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wichita Falls, Texas, labored alongside local plumbers, electricians, and carpenters to bring the multifaceted vision for the building ever closer to reality.

Seven Adult Confirmands in Licey, Dominican Republic

On Trinity Sunday, seven new adult confirmands were brought into membership at Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Licey, Dominican Republic. Missionary Pastor Sergio Fritzler, from Argentina, serves the congregation part-time, in addition to his duties as a seminary professor at Concordia the Reformer Seminary. Recent seminary graduate, Yban Navarro, assisted with the service.

Project: Mercy Center

The Mercy Center provides a spectrum of educational conferences, from personal witnessing and Christian reconciliation to family and community health and life issues.

Honduras History

The Lutheran Church Canada (LCC)and seminary of the Lutheran Church Synod of Nicaragua (ILSN) started work in Honduras in 2006.

God Will Provide: Faith Lutheran Church, Kingston, Jamaica

Soon after beginning service in Jamaica Rev. Obot Ite, a pastor of the Lutheran Church of Nigeria and funded by the LCMS, put his faith in God when he set out to plant the island’s second Lutheran church in downtown Kingston.

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